Alcantara Family History

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Alcantara Name Meaning

Spanish (Alcántara): habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Cáceres, Cádiz, or Castilianized form of Catalan Alcàntera, habitational name from a town in Valencia, all of them named from Arabic al ‘the’ + qan?tara ‘bridge’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Alcazar, Alcantar, Almanzar, Santana, Alcala, Lastra, Alcaraz, Arcara

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Alcantara Family Origin

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Alcantara Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Alcantara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Alcantara's were Farmers. Farmer and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alcantara.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Teacher

    50%

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Alcantara Historical Records

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Alcantara Life Expectancy

What is the average Alcantara lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Alcantara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Alcantara in 1942 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

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